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Sports & getting active

No matter where you look, Saxony boasts impressive landscapes. So what could be better than getting out and exercising in nature? Whether it be traditional sports, new-age sports or a leisurely hike, sport in Saxony is always an experience.

Saxony’s sports clubs offer a range of more than 100 disciplines, from American football to Zumba. But you don’t necessarily need a club membership to enjoy exercising and playing sport in Saxony.

One in six Saxons is a member of a sports clubMore than 667,300 Saxons are currently active members of over 4,400 sports clubs.
Funding by the Saxon state governmentThe Saxon state government is providing nearly 103 million euros in sports funding in 2019/20.
Get in and shut down. On the Kammweg Erzgebirge-Vogtland.The Ridgeway brings Saxony’s mining and steam-train tradition to life. The Ore Mountains-Vogtland Ridgeway
112 km on predominantly untouched trailsThe Malerweg in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains is one of the most impressive hiking routes in Germany. The Malerweg in Saxon Switzerland
149.4 km along the Freiberger Mulde and Zwickauer MuldeOn the Mulde Valley Hiking Trail narrowness and expanse, tranquillity and life constantly alternate. Learn more about the Mulde Valley Hiking Trail